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In the news this morning: GOP candidates court Latinos, Obama's uncle called immigration 'fugitive,' global migration, foreign students, mor

As Perry ascends, Romney chases Latino vote - Los Angeles Times Latinos have not previously been a big factor in Republican nomination races, but they could be next winter. Mitt Romney plans to address the Republican National Hispanic Assembly convention later this week in in Florida.

Surge in Global Migration Expands Scale of an Aid Group's Influence - New York Times As global migration has expanded, so has the influence of a group called the International Organization for Migration, "a little-known group whose eclectic work shapes migrants’ lives across six continents."

Obama's uncle called a fugitive from deportation since 1992 - The Boston Globe Federal officials speaking on condition of anonymity have said that Onyango Obama, 67, had been ordered to leave the country in 1992 did not go. The president's long-lost uncle was arrested on suspicion of drunk driving last week and is being held by immigration authorities.

Gutierrez praises new Obama deportation policy, warns against predators - Chicago Sun-Times In the wake of the Obama administration's announcement that it will review deportation cases, Illinois Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez is warning Chicago’s immigrant communities not to fall prey to scam artists who might offer to sign them up for legalization.

Foreign Student Workers Allege Exploitation - New America Media (via La Opinión) Students on work visas through a U.S. State Department summer program complain of "exhausting workdays, overcrowding, and debt."

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